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ETX deputies catch 8 in human trafficking bust

ANGELINA COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - Eight people are being detained at the Angelina County Jail after officials say they were trying to move into the United States illegally.

Lt. Pete Cooper said deputies made a traffic stop on a Dodge minivan on U.S. 59 North, near Rivercrest Road, after they were driving with out a license plate.

Deputies interviewed the people in the vehicle and determined they were illegal immigrants after they gave conflicting stories.

For now, the eight are being held in the Angelina County Jail while an I.C.E. agent interviews them to determine the next steps.

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